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Flinders Street Station’s Historic Subways To Be Upgraded Litchfield National Park Receives A $12.1 Million Boost Northern Territory Govt Awards Final Construction Tender For PET Scanner Project Capital City High Speed Rail Fits In With Suburban Networks Railways Must Not Be Dispensed With For Very Good Reasons North Sydney-Emu Plains Line Via Castle Hill Stations And Details East End Tram Extension To Include 4 New Stops Why Federal Politicians Want To Cut Heavy Railway Lines Bass Strait Rail Ferry Or Rail Tunnel? Wynyard Tram Tunnels Were Designed For Trains
 
Flinders Street Station’s Historic Subways To Be Upgraded

Flinders Street Station’s Historic Subways To Be Upgraded

Victoria Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan Facelift For Flinders Street Station’s Historic Subways Victor P Taffa Flinders Street Station’s historic Degraves and Elizabeth Street subways will undergo their biggest makeover in more than 100 years as part of the Andrews Government’s improvements at Victoria’s busiest station. “New Yarra entrance and upgrades to the subways […]

Litchfield National Park Receives A $12.1 Million Boost

Litchfield National Park Receives A $12.1 Million Boost

Northern Territory Minister for Tourism and Culture Lauren Moss $12.1 Million Boost For Litchfield Adventure Park Victor P Taffa Minister for Tourism and Culture, Lauren Moss announced today a $12.1 Million boost to open up new areas of Litchfield National Park to visitors, working with key stakeholders. Investment will open up 5 stunning new swimming […]

Northern Territory Govt Awards Final Construction Tender For PET Scanner Project

Northern Territory Govt Awards Final Construction Tender For PET Scanner Project

Northern Territory Minister for Health Natasha Fyles Pet Scanner Project Steps Ahead Victor P Taffa Northern Territory Government is delivering high quality cancer treatment and diagnosis services with the final construction tender for the PET Scanner Project awarded. Minister for Health Natasha Fyles today announced Sitzler had been awarded the $10.5 Million contract to expand […]

Capital City High Speed Rail Fits In With Suburban Networks

Capital City High Speed Rail Fits In With Suburban Networks

High Speed Rail Operates On Heavy Rail Tracks Victor P Taffa Capital City-Capital City High Speed Rail (HSR Aka Japan’s Bullet Train) is essentially a Heavy Rail Train that operates at 500 km/h. Capital City-Capital City High Speed Rail includes a Roll-on Roll-off Rail Ferry across Bass Strait. HSR travels on Heavy Rail Tracks that […]

Railways Must Not Be Dispensed With For Very Good Reasons

Railways Must Not Be Dispensed With For Very Good Reasons

Railway Facts And Figures Victor P Taffa Railway Planners and Politicians who do not know or ignore the Past cannot Plan for the Present let alone the Future. Given what has gone on with closure of Branch Railways throughout New South Wales it would seem rather mad capped for the North West Railway Line under […]

North Sydney-Emu Plains Line Via Castle Hill Stations And Details

North Sydney-Emu Plains Line Via Castle Hill Stations And Details

North West Heavy Rail Line As A Through Line From Day 1 Victor P Taffa North West Railway Line that is under construction will provide a far more effective Railway Line with many more services for commuters as a Through Line than a Branch Line. East Hills Line until 1984 was a Branch Line. Population […]

East End Tram Extension To Include 4 New Stops

East End Tram Extension To Include 4 New Stops

South Australia Minister for Transport and Infrastructure Stephen Mullighan Contract Awarded For East End Tram Extension Victor P Taffa Night works for the City Tram Extension Project will begin this weekend, after the major contract was awarded to Downer York Joint Venture a consortia consisting of Downer EDI Works and South Australian company, York Civil. […]

Why Federal Politicians Want To Cut Heavy Railway Lines

Why Federal Politicians Want To Cut Heavy Railway Lines

SAY YES TO HEAVY RAIL: SAY NO TO METRO RAIL Victor P Taffa         Country New South Wales had many Branch Railway Lines closed and replaced by more costly bus services. The Newcastle Line is next and it would seem that this policy is driven by Baron Richard Beeching in the U.K. […]

Bass Strait Rail Ferry Or Rail Tunnel?

Bass Strait Rail Ferry Or Rail Tunnel?

Bass Strait Rail Transport Options Victor P Taffa Currently the Car Ferry that operates across Bass Strait between Victoria and Tasmania is full during peak season. A Rail Ferry that also operates across Bass Strait would increase investment in Tasmania and build the economies of South Australia, Victoria and Tasmania. When discussing the idea of […]

Wynyard Tram Tunnels Were Designed For Trains

Wynyard Tram Tunnels Were Designed For Trains

Victor P Taffa Sydney Harbour Bridge opened on 19 March 1932 catering for 6 undivided road lanes and 4 Railway Lines. 2 Western side Railway Lines continue to take trains to and from the North Shore. 2 Eastern side Railway Lines were intended initially for a Railway to the Northern Beaches that was abandoned in […]

Wimbledon Ladies’ Singles Champion 1884-2018

Wimbledon Ladies’ Singles Champion 1884-2018

16 July 2018

Australia Has Not Won A Wimbledon Ladies Singles Tournament Since 1980 Victor P Taffa Australian Open Male Singles Tennis Champions Before And After Introduction Of Open Era In May 1968 3 is Number Of Australian Women To Win Wimbledon Ladies Singles 1969-2018 2 is Number Of Australian Women To Win Wimbledon Ladies Singles 1884-1968 48 […]

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Wimbledon Gentleman’s Singles Champion 1877-2018

Wimbledon Gentleman’s Singles Champion 1877-2018

16 July 2018

Australia Has Not Won A Wimbledon Gentlemen’s Singles Tournament Since 2002 Victor P Taffa Australian Open Gentleman’s Singles Tennis Champions Before And After Introduction Of Open Era In May 1968     6 is Number Of Australian Men To Win Wimbledon Gentlemen’s Singles 1969-2018 15 is Number Of Australian Men To Win Wimbledon Gentlemen’s Singles […]

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Queensland Premier’s Drama Award 2018-19 Goes To The Holidays

Queensland Premier’s Drama Award 2018-19 Goes To The Holidays

15 July 2018

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk Queensland Minister for the Arts Leeanne Enoch The Holidays Wins Queensland Premier’s Drama Award Victor P Taffa A Brisbane writer and composer has won the 2018-19 Queensland Premier’s Drama Award. The Holidays, a drama exploring dementia, by David Megarrity was announced as the Award winner this evening. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said […]

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Emergency Services Cadets Receives $1.8 Million From Palaszczuk Govt

Emergency Services Cadets Receives $1.8 Million From Palaszczuk Govt

15 July 2018

Queensland Minister for Fire and Emergency Services Craig Crawford Palaszczuk Govt Announces $1.8 Million Funding For Emergency Services Cadets Victor P Taffa Palaszczuk Government has struck a new agreement to continue funding the Emergency Services Cadets Program (ESCP) and help build the next generation of fire and emergency service personnel and community volunteers. Fire and […]

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Purkiss Reserve Masterplan Receives $4 Million From Northern Territory Govt

Purkiss Reserve Masterplan Receives $4 Million From Northern Territory Govt

15 July 2018

Northern Territory Minister for Tourism and Culture Lauren Moss $4 Million For Purkiss Reserve At Tennant Creek Victor P Taffa Northern Territory Government continues to invest in Local Government sporting and entertainment facilities. Minister for Tourism and Culture, Lauren Moss said this extra funding will help to create jobs, support businesses and ensure these vital […]

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Barkly Streetscape Project Receives $1.45 Million From Northern Territory Govt

Barkly Streetscape Project Receives $1.45 Million From Northern Territory Govt

15 July 2018

Northern Territory Minister for Infrastructure Planning and Logistics Eva Lawler $1.45 Million For Tennant Creek Streetscape Victor P Taffa Tennant Creek will receive a significant revamp to its town centre thanks to a $1.45 Million grant from the Northern Territory Government for the Barkly Streetscape Project. Minister for Infrastructure, Planning and Logistics, Eva Lawler said […]

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Design Team Appointed For New Wyndham Police Station

Design Team Appointed For New Wyndham Police Station

14 July 2018

Victoria Minister for Police Lisa Neville Wyndham Super Station To Fight Crime In The West Victor P Taffa State-of-the-art Wyndham Police hub is a step closer after Police appointed a consultant project team to spearhead design and construction of the new facility. $45 Million Wyndham Police Complex will be one of the largest Victoria Police […]

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Police Academy To Remain Full For At Least Next 4 Years

Police Academy To Remain Full For At Least Next 4 Years

14 July 2018

Victoria Minister for Police Lisa Neville A Growing Force And More Police On The Way Victor P Taffa Biggest recruitment drive in the history of Victoria Police is delivering a record boost to Police numbers, with more Police officers in the community preventing crime and catching offenders. “Our record investment is delivering more Police officers […]

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First Patients Expected In Late October 2018 At New Karratha Health Campus

First Patients Expected In Late October 2018 At New Karratha Health Campus

14 July 2018

Western Australia Minister for Health Roger Cook Western Australia Minister for Regional Development Alannah MacTiernan Construction Complete On New Karratha Health Campus Victor P Taffa Construction completes state-of-the-art facility Major milestone reached for healthcare in the Pilbara Construction of Karratha’ s new purpose-built health campus is now complete with the first patients expected in late […]

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Police Force’s Latest Four-Legged Recruits Welcomed To The Frontline

Police Force’s Latest Four-Legged Recruits Welcomed To The Frontline

14 July 2018

Western Australia Minister for Police Michelle Roberts Western Australia Police Force’s Newest Four-Legged Recruits Join The Frontline Victor P Taffa Inaugural school of dual purpose Police dogs become operational New canine teams to hit the frontline sniffing out meth and apprehending criminals 5 new canine teams join the frontline from today to sniff out drugs […]

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Immunisation Rate For Victoria Stands At 95.7 % Of Kids Aged 5 Years In 2018

Immunisation Rate For Victoria Stands At 95.7 % Of Kids Aged 5 Years In 2018

13 July 2018

Victoria Minister for Health Jill Hennessy Victoria Leads The Nation When It Comes To Vaccination Rates Victor P Taffa Five-year-old’s in Victoria are now better protected against diseases prevented by vaccination than in any other state in Australia, new data shows. “Immunisation is safe, effective and it saves lives. We’re so glad that more parents […]

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Andrews Govt Provides Financial Support For Cancer Researchers

Andrews Govt Provides Financial Support For Cancer Researchers

13 July 2018

Victoria Minister for Health Jill Hennessy Helping Our World-Leading Researchers Fight Cancer Victor P Taffa Andrews Government is giving Victoria’s next generation of world-leading researchers the help they need to continue the fight against cancer. Minister for Health Jill Hennessy announced $1.5 Million in grants for 5 of Victoria’s best and brightest minds to continue […]

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Marshall Govt Provides Financial Support For Racing Industry

Marshall Govt Provides Financial Support For Racing Industry

13 July 2018

South Australia Minister for Recreation Sport and Racing Corey Wingard State Government Moves To Protect Racing Jobs Victor P Taffa State Government has announced it will provide $4.85 Million to South Australia’s racing industry to protect local jobs and help offset losses incurred as a result of the betting operations tax. Under the former Labor […]

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North Terrace Tram Extension Begins On 29 July 2018

North Terrace Tram Extension Begins On 29 July 2018

13 July 2018

South Australia Minister for Transport Stephan Knoll North Terrace Tram Extension To Reactivate East End Victor P Taffa State Government has announced that passenger services along the North Terrace tram extension will begin on Sunday 29 July. “It will certainly be very welcome news for South Australians that we now have a date set in […]

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Premier Reflects On Career Of Troy Grant

Premier Reflects On Career Of Troy Grant

12 July 2018

New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian New South Wales Deputy Premier John Barilaro Statement On Troy Grant Victor P Taffa Premier Gladys Berejiklian and Deputy Premier John Barilaro have thanked Minister for Police and Minister for Emergency Services, and Member for Dubbo, Troy Grant for his service to the people of New South Wales, following […]

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Troy Grant Departs Parliament At 2019 State Election

Troy Grant Departs Parliament At 2019 State Election

12 July 2018

New South Wales Minister for Police Troy Grant Departing Parliament At 2019 State Election Victor P Taffa After almost 30 years in combined Public Service, New South Wales Police officer and Parliamentarian, I have made the decision not to contest the 2019 state election for the seat of Dubbo. After careful consideration, I cannot commit […]

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Hervey Bay To Receive A New Fire Station

Hervey Bay To Receive A New Fire Station

12 July 2018

Queensland Minister for Fire and Emergency Services Craig Crawford Palaszczuk Govt’s Record QFES Budget Delivers New Fire Station For Hervey Bay Victor P Taffa A replacement Fire and Rescue Station complete with new appliances will be built in Hervey Bay under the Palaszczuk Government’s record $702 Million 2018-19 QFES budget. Fire and Emergency Services Minister […]

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Floating Walkway Installed At Edmonton

Floating Walkway Installed At Edmonton

12 July 2018

Queensland Minister for Transport and Main Roads Mark Bailey Edmonton Boat Ramp Facilities Completed Ahead Of Schedule Victor P Taffa Palaszczuk Government has delivered a $685,000 floating walkway at Edmonton. Edmonton ramp is now open for public use, with the project completed just over a week ahead of schedule. Transport and Main Roads Minister Mark […]

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Tasmania Wants To Kick Its Own Goal Into AFL Competition

Tasmania Wants To Kick Its Own Goal Into AFL Competition

11 July 2018

Tasmania Premier Will Hodgman Tasmania Treasurer Peter Gutwein United Plan For Tasmania’s Football Future Victor P Taffa Tasmanian Government and representatives from all levels of Tasmanian football today united in an alliance to strengthen the future of football in Tasmania. Premier Will Hodgman and Treasurer Peter Gutwein met with a broad representation from regional community […]

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Chris Thompson Appointed As Director With Tasmanian Irrigation

Chris Thompson Appointed As Director With Tasmanian Irrigation

11 July 2018

Tasmania Minister for Primary Industries and Water Sarah Courtney New Director For Tasmanian Irrigation (TI) Victor P Taffa Hodgman Government continues to deliver on the State’s most comprehensive plan to turbo-charge Tasmanian agriculture and create jobs in regional communities through irrigation development. Expertise within Tasmanian Irrigation and its partnerships with farmers has been integral to […]

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